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Upton Sinclair, ed. (1878–1968).
The Cry for Justice: An Anthology of the Literature of Social Protest.  1915.
Mr. “Dooley” on Industry

By Finley Peter Dunne

(American humorist and social philosopher, born 1867)
’TIS a sthrange thing whin we come to think iv it that th’ less money a man gets f’r his wurruk, th’ more nicissary it is to th’ wurruld that he shud go on wurrukin’. Ye’er boss can go to Paris on a combination wedding an’ divoorce thrip an’ no wan bothers his head about him. But if ye shud go to Paris—excuse me f’r laughin’ mesilf black in th’ face—th’ industhrees iv the counthry pines away.  1

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